Responding to Emergencies

Responding to Emergencies

by Anne Rooney
     
 

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How was two-year-old Mia rescued by a search & rescue team in Haiti?

What is it like to be a charity volunteer?

Who works behind the scenes at a charity?

All around the world there are charities trying to respond to emergencies, from huge natural disasters like earthquakes and industrial accidents like the Fukushima nuclear plant, to civil disorder and

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Overview

How was two-year-old Mia rescued by a search & rescue team in Haiti?

What is it like to be a charity volunteer?

Who works behind the scenes at a charity?

All around the world there are charities trying to respond to emergencies, from huge natural disasters like earthquakes and industrial accidents like the Fukushima nuclear plant, to civil disorder and daily events like capsized boats and mountain rescue. This book looks at the efforts of charity workers and volunteers, with amazing stories and case studies, and gives advice on how readers can get involved.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781432963880
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
07/01/2012
Series:
Charities in Action Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
1140L (what's this?)
Age Range:
11 - 15 Years

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